Toyota Supra could be shown in concept car form at the Detroit motor show in January.
has confirmed to Autocar that a new performance-based concept will be
seen in Detroit, but declined to comment on whether that concept would
point towards a new Supra.
The new concept will be designed by
Toyota's Calty studio, which has contributed to a number of Lexus, Scion
and Toyota designs in the past but has not worked on a Supra project
However, a story posted on Autoblog
suggests the concept will indeed be Supra-based, and that high-level
Toyota officials plan to "shock the world" with a new Supra concept. A
production version is likely to follow.
This won't be the first
time a Supra replacement has been previewed. In 2007 the manufacturer
showed its FT-HS concept at the Detroit motor show. That concept was
also designed by Calty, and reportedly featured a 395bhp hybrid
powertrain, which allowed the FT-HS to reach 60mph in around four
Thanks to: Autocar